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Caffey-silverman syndrome

Caffey-silverman syndrome --> infantile cortical hyperostosis

neonatal subperiosteal bone formation over many bones, especially the mandible and clavicles and the shafts of long bones; it follows fever, usually appearing before 6 months of age and disappearing during childhood.

Synonym: caffeys disease, caffeys syndrome, caffey-silverman syndrome.


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